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Painters, sculptors and other visual artists

National Occupation Code (NOC): 5136

Painters, sculptors and other visual artists create original paintings, drawings, sculptures, engravings and other artistic works. They are usually self-employed. This group also includes art instructors and teachers, who are usually employed by art schools.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Animal Art Painter
  • Animal Art Sculptor
  • Art Instructor
  • Art Instructor (except Primary, Secondary, Post-secondary Education)
  • Art Teacher (except Primary, Secondary And Post-secondary Education)
  • Artist
  • Artistic Painter
  • Artistic Printmaker
  • Charcoal Artist
  • Clay Modeller
  • Decorations Painter - Visual Arts
  • Etcher - Visual Arts
  • Ice Sculptor
  • Ink Sketcher
  • Inuit Art Sculptor
  • Landscape Painter
  • Lithographic Artist
  • Maritime Art Painter
  • Metal Sculptor
  • Monument Sculptor
  • Mural Landscape Artist
  • Mural Painter
  • Oil Painter
  • Painter - Visual Arts
  • Painting Teacher
  • Plastic Arts Artist
  • Portrait Painter
  • Printmaker - Visual Arts
  • Printmaking Teacher
  • Scenery Painter
  • Scenic Painter - Visual Arts
  • Sculptor
  • Sculptor-modeller
  • Sculpture Teacher (except Primary, Secondary, Post-secondary Education)
  • Sculpturing Teacher (except Primary, Secondary, Post-secondary Education)
  • Silhouette Artist
  • Silkscreen Artist
  • Video Artist
  • Visual Arts Artist
  • Visual Arts Teacher (except Primary, Secondary, Post-secondary Education)
  • Watercolourist
  • Wood Block Artist
  • Wood Sculptor
  • Art Teacher (except Primary, Secondary And Post-secondary Education)
  • Artist
  • Artistic Painter
  • Portrait Painter
  • Sculptor
  • Silkscreen Artist
  • Watercolourist